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10 real possibilities that could shape the future of homes
The only certainty we can count on in this rapidly changing world is that homes of the future will have to be a lot smarter. They will need to rely on renewable energy, be compact in size, produce a decreased amount of waste and probably even be mobile (should... Read more
Six ways energy-efficient homes make your life better
Sure, you’ve heard it all before. And you’ve accepted that an energy-efficient way of life is the path to the future. But the future is a long way off… isn’t it? Not really. Energy costs are not getting cheaper, and so long as the global population continues to rise... Read more
Could interest rate hikes lead to price adjustments?
PRICES HAVE TO COME DOWN IN ORDER TO AVOID SOURING INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY MARKET   While Bank Negara Malaysia’s move to raise interest rates is largely seen as unavoidable and necessary by most economists, there is also serious concern about how this may impact the property sector. Currently,... Read more
Trump’s childhood home now on AirBnB
HOME FEATURES ORIGINAL FURNITURE, FITTINGS AND A GIANT CUT-OUT OF THE PREZ The childhood home of United States President Donald Trump is now listed on AirBnB for US$725 (RM3,045) a night. According to an AFP report, the multi-million mock Tudor-style Trump family home in Queens, where the New York... Read more
Damp in homes: How to spot and fix it
HOME IMPROVEMENT TIPS BY Zoe Phoon Damp can cause problems in your home and can be costly to fix. Serious damp problems can also affect your health. For those sensitive to moulds, exposure to damp and mouldy places may cause stuffy nose; irritation of the throat, eyes and skin;... Read more
Average house prices STILL on the rise globally
BY Chris Prasad The overall climate of political and economic uncertainty has done little to slow down rising house prices globally, says international property firm Knight Frank. In its latest Global House Price Index report, the firm’s global research shows that average house prices around the world rose at... Read more
Strata Management Tribunal:  Scope, Jurisdiction and Powers
BY The National House Buyers Association You have the Consumer Tribunal under the Consumer Protection Act, then the Tribunal for Home-Buyers Claims under the Housing Development (Control & Licensing) Act and here is an easy, cheap and speedy path to justice that an aggrieved party may seek without having... Read more
Make your home an income property (while you live in it)
HERE ARE SIX IDEAS YOU COULD EMPLOY TO GET YOU STARTED   Story Credit: www.onecrazyhouse.com Rent a Room Gone are the days where a roommate needed their own exit/entrance or even their own bathroom. You can rent out individual rooms as bedrooms. We let someone live in our spare... Read more
HBA: We don’t care about politics, we’re concerned about EOT
BY Chris Prasad In the aftermath of a landmark ruling by the High Court last week, bringing into question the validity of Extension of Time (EOT) provision given to developers by the Ministry of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government (KPKT), a political storm has erupted with rampant finger... Read more
Landmark case in the making?
THE FIGHT FOR BUYERS’ RIGHTS JUST WENT UP A GEAR, THE OUTCOME AFFECTS ALL OF US BY Chris Prasad “Extension of Time”, or EOT, is fast becoming a profane term in the property industry, especially from the perspective of buyers who feel they have been robbed of their basic... Read more